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Old 08-24-2013
Need help on mail command

I want to mail the output of this command
df -k | sort -rk4  | head -2 | tail -1

to and i want to print the output in the command prompt also

How to do


Last edited by Scrutinizer; 08-24-2013 at 07:56 AM.. Reason: code tags
# 2  
Old 08-24-2013
tee /dev/tty ?
# 3  
Old 08-24-2013
out=`df -k | sort -rk4  | sed -n 2p`
echo "$out"
echo "$out" | mail ...

# 4  
Old 08-26-2013
i used this but the output is not coming in mailbox
out=`df -k | sort -rk4  | sed -n 2p`echo "$out"echo "$out" | mail ...

Last edited by vbe; 08-26-2013 at 03:10 PM..
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Old 08-26-2013
Please use code tags as required by forum rules!

Are you sure that was your command line? Where would you expect it to mail to?
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Old 08-26-2013
Originally Posted by sumanthupar
i used this but the output is not coming in mailbox
out=`df -k | sort -rk4  | sed -n 2p`echo "$out"echo "$out" | mail ...

Does this do what you want?

df -k | sort -rk4  | sed -n 2p | tee | mail ...

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